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    Nephrops Functional Units represent geographic area management and reporting units for Nephrops Underwater Television (UWTV) surveys. The Irish Functional units 30 divisions were based on ICES Statistical Rectangle boundaries. The prawn (Nephrops norvegicus) are common around...
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    The prawn (Nephrops norvegicus) are common around the Irish coast occurring in geographically distinct sandy/muddy areas were the sediment is suitable for them to construct their burrows. Nephrops spend a great deal of time in their burrows and their emergence from these is...
  • 223 views
    The prawn (Nephrops norvegicus) are common around the Irish coast occurring in geographically distinct sandy/muddy areas were the sediment is suitable for them to construct their burrows. Nephrops spend a great deal of time in their burrows and their emergence from these is...
  • 381 views
    Biological Sampling Survey station locations containing catch data from a bottom trawl survey series: Trawl positions, duration and gear parameters; catch weights of the target species; length frequency distributions; age, sex and maturity. The target species are: cod,...
  • 282 views
    The dataset indicates the location of dredge fishing activity in Irish waters. Attributes when known include year, area, gear type, species, season, days per year (Days_Year), number of vessels (Vessels), vessel size (LOA_Max), gear units, classification, Area of polygon...
  • The INtegrated Mapping FOr the Sustainable Development of Ireland's MArine Resource (INFOMAR) programme is a joint venture between the Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI) and the Marine Institute (MI). The programme is the successor to the Irish National Seabed Survey (INSS)...
  • 1757 views
    Data has been sourced from the Marine Irish Digital Atlas (MIDA). Data depicts locations of edible periwinkles around the Irish coast and has been used as a proxy for "harvesting and collecting activity" in support of Marine Strategy Framework Directive article 8, 9 10...
  • 102 views
    Data indicates the location for mid-water trawl fishing activity in Irish waters. Attributes when known include year, area, gear type, species, season, days per year (Days_Year), number of vessels (Vessels), vessel size (LOA_Max), gear units, classification, Area of polygon...
  • 243 views
    Data indicates the location for line fishing activity in Irish waters. Attributes when known include year, area, gear type, species, season, days per year (Days_Year), number of vessels (Vessels), vessel size (LOA_Max), gear units, classification, Area of polygon (Area_M2),...
  • 122 views
    Under the European Union (EU) Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) the Irish Naval Service undertake the role of maritime surveillance of fishing control according to sustainable management of the North Atlantic fisheries resource. The Fisheries Control are divided into 26 units of...
  • 62 views
    Survey stations represent the locations where underwater television surveys have taken place during Nephrops Underwater Television (UWTV) surveys. The prawn (Nephrops norvegicus) are common around the Irish coast occurring in geographically distinct sandy/muddy areas were the...
  • 471 views
    The Biologically Sensitive Area sets out the criteria and procedures for a system relating to the management of fishing effort in waters around Ireland that are considered biologically sensitive. A specific effort regime shall apply to the area enclosed by the coast of...
  • 134 views
    The Irish Deepwater Survey (IDS) collected trawl survey record of fish and other species collected from trawls carried out during specified purpose surveys on board the RV Celtic Explorer. Data were collected in pre-assigned survey areas and depths designed to complement...
  • 261 views
    The data indicates the location of net fishing activity in Irish waters. Attributes when known include year, area, gear type, species, season, days per year (Days_Year), number of vessels (Vessels), vessel size (LOA_Max), gear units, classification, Area of polygon (Area_M2),...
  • 154 views
    Acoustic surveys have been generally carried out on spawning and pre-spawning aggregations of fish. Outside of the spawning season many pelagic species have been generally very scattered over a large geographical area and difficult to detect using acoustic methods. A cruise...
  • 212 views
    Data indicates the location for pot fishing activity in Irish waters. Attributes when known include year, area, gear type, species, season, days per year (Days_Year), number of vessels (Vessels), vessel size (LOA_Max), gear units, classification, Area of polygon (Area_M2), and...
  • 119 views
    Irish Groundfish Survey shot and haul stations. The Irish Groundfish Survey covers fisheries trawl stations in the North Atlantic Ocean, Celtic Sea, Irish Sea and Saint Georges Channel around Ireland. The Irish Groundfish Survey has been a two-legged survey taking place each...
  • 155 views
    Seabed Habitats was initiated in EMODnet Phase I (2009-2013) through the EUSeaMap project. During the current Phase II (2013-2016), Seabed Habitats will extend the work carried out during the preparatory Phase 1 to move from a prototype to an operational service delivering...
  • 319 views
    The twelve nautical mile limit pertains to fisheries and it gives exclusive rights to Irish registered fishing vessels to fish in those waters. Between six and twelve miles some fishing vessels, flying the flags of the U.K., France, Belgium, The Netherlands and Germany, have...
  • 461 views
    The Classified Bivalve Mollusc Production Areas in Ireland ( 2011/12) designates the production areas from which live bivalve molluscs may be taken. Gatherers may only harvest live bivalve molluscs from these production areas which have fixed locations and boundaries and...
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